Finance

Duties

The Finance Department is responsible for managing all aspects of the town’s finances in an open, accountable and timely manner in accordance with general auditing standards and the general statutes of the state of North Carolina. It is responsible for preparing and administering the town’s budget. Tasks include:

  • Issuing business licenses
  • Overseeing the billing and collection of utility bills
  • Collecting prepared food and beverage tax funds
  • Collecting fire inspection and permit fees
  • Handling accounts receivable and payable
  • Handling purchase orders and requisitions
  • Maintaining insurance verifications
  • Maintaining town contracts
  • Maintaining the town's capital asset records

We are located in the Town Hall Annex, 137 N. Churton St. Parking accessed from West Tryon Street.

Hours: 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday-Friday
Phone: 919-732-2104
Fax: 919-732-1028
Mail: Finance Department, PO Box 429, Hillsborough, NC 27278
Finance Director: Ext. 1001
Assistant Finance Director: Ext. 1003
Accounting Technician: Ext. 1008 (for business licenses; food and beverage tax; fire inspection; and fire marshal permit fee collections)
Accounts Clerk: Ext. 1006 (for accounts payable; accounts receivable)


More Information

Business Services

Fees/Inspections/Permitting

Financial Information

Frequently Asked Questions

Occupancy Tax

The 3-percent occupancy tax became effective July 1, 2012.

Vendors

Interested in selling goods or services to the town? Contact the Finance Department.

Water and Sewer Services